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's stricken nuclear power plant, the u.s. is arranging charter flights for americans who want to leave japan. i'm charlie d'agata in yoshita, japan, with the story coming up. >> the desperate search for loved ones during japan's worst crisis since world war ii. good morning, it is thursday, march 17, 2011, st. patrick's day. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 4:30. a good day to be hoop fans. we have a lot of basketball here on cbs. >> weather-wise, we have a lot of rain don't we, lawrence. >> all this rain is going to make everything nice and green around the bay area. yeah, happy st. patrick's day, folks. if you are heading out, things are going to be mostly dry today. but we do have a chance of a few showers north of the golden gate bridge. behind that, though, we have a significant storm system. that one is on the way. looks like friday could be a very wet and wild day around the bay area. we'll have more on that coming up. right now, let's get a check of traffic with elizabeth. >> dry for now. it's made for a very calm quiet start to our morning commute. in f
problems at its nuclear power plants, president obama says he understands our concern about u.s. facilities but says there is a need for all types of energy sources and they are all closely monitored. >> obviously, all energy sources have their down sides. we saw that with the gulf spill last summer. but i do think it's important for us to think through constantly how can we improve nuclear technology to deal with additional safety concerns that people have. >> in an interview with a pittsburgh television station, the president said u.s. facilities are designed to withstand strong earthquakes though nothing is completely foolproof. >>> japan's stocks rebounded after two days of losses. the nikkei finished up nearly 6%. yesterday it closed at its lowest level in almost two years after falling 16% over two days. >>> key markets in germany, britain and france also up a bit today. >>> here in the u.s., futures suggest a slightly positive day on wall street. >>> well, the air we breathe is being checked for possible dangers from japan's damaged nuclear plant. a device on top of a building in dow
for that flooding around the bay area. >>> good morning, everyone. thanks so much for joining us on this wednesday, the 23rd day of march. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. happy wednesday. time now 4:30. 11 straight days of rain and more on the way. cbs 5 is on stormwatch today. >> elizabeth wenger is standing by at the bay bridge but first we'll check in with -- look at elizabeth with the hat on. it's raining out there. let's go to lawrence in the weather center first tracking the storm. hold on. >> almost feel guilty. those folks in the rain here's the weather guy in the nice cozy studio and folks, we have a lot of rain out there, flash flood watches up along the coastline. some of the rain coming down heavy so because of that we're watching out for the possibility of flooding. things have been very, very wet out toward the coastline all night. it started to move onshore and you can see boy, wow, look at the north bay getting pounded with heavier rainfall here in through santa rosa, san rafael, san francisco, and you can see the rain spreading in and across the bay. it's
us. did i say friday? it is friday! >> three times already. >> i'm sydnie kohara. >> it's a blessed event i think for everybody. hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time is 4:30. what a mess. we got hit with a big storm yesterday and round two about to hit us and you saw some of the video down in capitola. what's going on here, mr. lawrence? >> i think folks are ready to be done with that. we have also had mud slides this one in fairfax along sir francis drake boulevard. the mud is coming down the hills there. folks, we're just so saturated now with all the rainfall, of course, rainfall totals all above the average now. and we continue to see more rain this morning. now, it looks like we didn't have a well defined cold front so that's some good news but we're still seeing scattered showers and some of them are coming down very heavy. look at this line stretching in from san francisco into parts of the east bay. that's a heavy line of storms moving on through and driving through that a little bit early on this morning bringing with it heavy amounts of rainfall through walnut creek an
houses are still in danger. >>> good morning, everyone. thanks so much for joining us. it is wednesday, the 30th of march. where did march go? >> it flew by quickly. >> i don't know. >> that means april is around the corner. >> i'm sydnie kohara. hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. the one thing i noticed walking in my car it was warm out today. >> very, very nice. >> the first show i have done with this guy. >> mr. sunshine. >> mr. sunshine. >> i have never been in a show where you're not going it's really ripping out there!!! >> we don't have to do that. [ laughter ] >> we're going to watch temperatures soaring around the bay area today. should be spectacular spring weather outside! finally how about this, 73 degrees in san francisco, about 77 in oakland, 78 in san jose. how about an 80 in concord. maybe even warmer tomorrow. we'll talk more about that in a minute. right now let's check on traffic with elizabeth. >> all right, thank you, lawrence. you're talking about all these good temperatures and unfortunately for the second straight morning now, we have come into work, unfortunat
qaddafi's air force could begin by sunday or monday using jet fighters, bombers and surveillance aircraft. >>> japan is reaching out to the united states for help in trying to stabilize its crippled nuclear power plant. charlie d'agata updates the efforts to avoid a meltdown one week after a tsunami hit the plant. >> reporter: fire trucks resumed blasting water on japan's crippled nuclear power plant as crews raced to restore power to the facility. as early as today, they hope to feed electricity to at least two of the six overheated reactors and get crucial water pumps working again. >> if the cooling systems in the reactors and fuel ponds are basically sound and then the power comes on, then that -- we might look at that moment as the beginning of the end of this crisis. >> reporter: but even if the power starts back up, it's not clear the water pumps will. they may have already suffered too much damage. there are also fears that getting power back online could spark another explosion. smoke billowed again from one reactor today. water in the spent fuel pools is so close to running dry
. new information on how the cia has been helping the u.s. mission. >>> good morning, it is thursday, the 31st day of march, last day of march, i'm sydnie kohara. >> true! hard to believe. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 4:30. it is thursday. it is opening day for a lot of baseball teams including our giants. and well -- what do you think? >> yeah! baseball season! >> we could be getting ready to go to the game instead of sitting here. >> some parts of the country are worried about snow but we got the sunshine, some record- breaking heat showing up around the bay area yesterday. we're going to top that again today. if we hit all these temperatures right here, these are all be records. about 84 in san francisco. 84 in oakland. 85 in san jose. a fantastic day ahead. elizabeth has traffic. >> thank you, lawrence. it was hot yesterday, in san francisco. roadwork, new roadwork in livermore. eastbound five five between 580, no delay right now in your westbound 580 commute direction. looks great towards pleasanton in fact we have no big hot spots, no major accidents out there now, which is a ni
's latest threat to the u.s. if world leaders intervene. >>> good morning. it is wednesday, march 9. i'm sydnie kohara. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. good morning. 4:30 is your time. let's king kick it over to weather. the warmest day of the week. we have patchy fog so be careful. through the day the fog is going to start to disappear. >>> temperatures are going to warm up to the 60s and low 70s. enjoy it, we have storms lining up after that. we'll have more on that in a few minutes. first elizabeth has traffic. >> is this going to be sit in the sun kind of day, no, sorry. >> wishful thinking. we are off to a nice start. we have a little bit of overnight roadwork extending for another half hour or so including some along the dumbarton bridge. there's live look at traffic heading towards the toll plaza and it sounds like that construction is in the westbound and eastbound lanes of 84. otherwise quiet especially here at the bay bridge toll plaza. no delays into san francisco. more traffic coming up and weather. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> today marks six months since the
to really give us a good idea of just what kind of tsunami we should expect on the west coast. that should happen in the next hour. we buoys in the pacific, as well. we'll get a better handle on what to expect along the west coast. stay tuned, folks. we have to watch this very closely. we have more coming up in a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you, lawrence. >>> now, every bay area county has its office of emergency services up and running this morning. p and running this people want people particularly near the coast and the by to stay tuned to the news for the latest updates. anne makovec is at low-lying crissy field this morning in san francisco and joins us with the latest. >> reporter: the ocean is right behind me right now, frank. it is looking calm. but, of course, we are waiting for if the tsunami hits it would be at around 8:00 this morning. we have heard that the office of emergency services is planning on closing the beaches here in san francisco mainly as a precaution. but driving around the area, we haven't seen anybody out trying to move people away or any notification a
night at uc- berkeley. anne makovec joins us now from the campus where actually 17 people were arrested last night. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. three out of the 17 people arrested are still in jail this morning. we know that all of the 17 were accused of trespassing. and some of them were also accused of resisting officers' orders. here was the scene last night of a mostly peaceful protest at the campus. it is all part of a national day of action protesting the increasing cost of a college education. hundreds of people gathering outside of wheeler hall here at uc-berkeley. and then they moved inside wheeler hall at about 9:30 last night sheriff's officers and campus police warned them that the building was going to be closing in a half hour and then at 10 p.m., they came in and arrested the 17 people who refused to leave. overall, though, the demonstrations were described as nonviolent but impassioned. >> the governor is trying to cut away the future of public education for millions of students in california. >> reporter: and there were protests going on yesterday as
us now live. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. governor brown is asking for the delay to try to build more support from republicans for his budget plan which he says would spare schools and deep budget cuts. still, districts like oakland unified are bracing for the worst. at its board meeting wednesday night, the district approved hundreds of pink slips sent out to teachers and administrators. those pink slips could mean massive job cuts if district -- districtwide if brown's budget is not approved. some parents who showed up last night said they were fed up. >> you talk about cutting 550 positions, i can just imagine what that's going to look like for a student to go to school. >> i believe in our society and in california at this point in history, that the people should weigh in on whether they would like to extend taxes that they are already paying or do they want to have an all-cuts budget wherein we double the cuts. >> reporter: lawmakers were supposed to vote on the budget today but yesterday the governor asked democrats if the legislature -- in the legislature to delay
's an expensive mistake. >> i guess so. >>> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us. it is friday. friday, march 4. >> and you're loving that. i'm sure. >> i'm sydnie kohara. >> i forgot my name. >> that's okay. because it is friday. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. time is 4:30. it could snow today. it doesn't matter because it is friday and we're told by lawrence it is supposed to be a pretty nice day. >> we don't have to worry about rain today? >> no, it looks like a dry day around the bay area. it looks like a brief break from the stormy weather. sunshine. mild temperatures. we could be talking about some more rain returning for the weekend. more on that in just a bit. let's check out traffic. >> and good morning. so far, so good on the freeways. no delays to report. the only thing we're dealing with is construction, eastbound 92 closed between hesperia and 880. the bay bridge toll plaza, friday light. back to you. >> thank you very much. >>> 4:31. >>> the latest big project on the bay bridge was scheduled ahead of schedule. this week workers have raised four more segments of th
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